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Russian Icon - The Helper in Child Birth Mother of God with 2 border Saints

The Helper in Child Birth Mother of God was prayed to by the Russian women to ease the pains of birth. It depicts the Mother of God with her hands held together at the fingertips; just below her hands the Christ Child is shown in a mandorla of heavenly light. 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 141-039-042-SP6-9
  • Size: 11 3/4 x 10 1/2 in (30 x 24 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1890s
  • Origin: Provincial Russia
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price: $775
  • Orthodox Cross

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